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Lady Mariners Win L.I. Class B Championship

Southampton High School girls basketball team comes home victors.

The Southampton Lady Mariners defeated the Nassau County title-holders Thursday night, becoming the Long Island champions two years in a row.

The Class B match took place at Hofstra University in Hempstead.

A caravan of Southampton Fire Department vehicles met the girls' bus Thursday evening to bring them into Southampton Village.

"The fire department greeted the girls and escorted them into the village to show the support the community has for the team," said Second Assistant Chief Chris Brenner.

Many fans took to Twitter to congratulate the Lady Mariners on their win. If you cannot view the tweets above, click here to view them on Storify.

The Lady Mariners head back to Hofstra Friday for the regional semifinal against Irvington, of Section I.

Mark Middlekauff March 08, 2013 at 02:09 PM
Great season! We are proud of you.

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